Lee Appoints Judge Gibson as Senior Advisor, Names Other Cabinet-Level Positions

Governor-elect Bill Lee today announced his appointment of Judge Brandon Gibson of Crockett County to serve as a Senior Adviser in the Office of the Governor, The Jackson Sun reports. Gibson currently serves as a judge on the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Western Section. Her new role as a senior adviser will include a broad portfolio with emphasis on long-term initiatives, such as criminal justice reform and prioritizing the needs of rural communities. Additionally, Lee recently appointed attorneys to two other cabinet positions: Jennifer Nichols to lead the Department of Children's Services and Gabe Roberts to lead the Division of TennCare.

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